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Africa's First Ethiopian B-787-9 Made Its Debut Flight to the Roof of Africa
Ethiopian Airlines Group is pleased to announce that its new B-787-9 aircraft has made its maiden commercial flight to Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Ethiopian operation with B-787-9 is part of its commitment to deliver exceptional level of service to the African market...

EPRDF Executive Statement

Oct 29, 2017

ለአዲስ ሀገር አዲስ ልሳን
ዓለማየሁ ሞገስ 10-29-17

OPDO Centerla Committee is holding its Regular General Meeting
According to our reliable source the EPRDF/Federal Government has informed all EPRDF member organizations to finish their deep tehadeso review. Word is the federal government is ready to take any necessary action where necessary to keep peace and order. All four EPRDF member organizations are required to finish their internal reorganization before the EPRDF congress. According to our source the current crisis developing in Oromia region is expected to dominate OPDO CC current meeting. Our source told us the crisis is the work of internal dissidents within OPDO. OPDO is at a critical juncture! Similarly TPLF is expected to finish up its follow up executive leadership meeting which will be followed by the full central committee meeting. The stakes are high said our source but EPRDF is ready and all preparation are done in the event of unseen developments.

A simple feud in Benishangul-Gumuz Region caused the death of Nine people.

ፍቕሪ ስጋብ መቓብር፡ 'ሽገይ ሃቡኒ' ቀዳማይ ኽፋል
ኣብራሃም ብርሃነ ዕለት፡23/10/2017 ዓ/ም/

ዘተ ቋንቋ ትግርኛ፡መሳልል ዕቤት’ዩ። ካልኣይ ኽፋል
ኣብራሃም ብርሃነ ዕለት፡23/10/2017 ዓ/ም/

Tsenat Interview with Minister Dr Debertsion G.Michael, TPLF Deputy Chairman. Dr Debertsion explained in detailed on the ongoing political development in the country and why extremist and other misguided elements within the society blame TPLF for everything gone wrong in Ethiopia. He said TPLF is fully responsible for what is going on in Tigrai but not in Ethiopia. TPLF along with its sister organization in EPRDF may be blamed equally for both the good and the bad in Ethiopia! Dr Debertsion said the first phase of the conference was completed successfully however TPLF will hold another meeting soon to iron out few remaining issues.He also touched on Ethio-Eritrea issue and on the much talked about "new Ethio-Eritrea" policy!

Spain’s Digital Civil War
Today, while tension between Catalonia and Spain ebbs and flows, a digital civil war is being fought on social media. No truce is in sight. "The relevance of the events unfolding in Spain to Ethiopian situation and the role of social media ripping the guts and soul of a peaceful and democratic Spain is quite eerie and frightening going forward. The big question is how do you tame the social media which is driving out civility, progress and unity into abyss and replacing it with the law of the jungle of rudeness, hate and rudimentary tribal sense of vision?"

Ethiopian Airlines, Boeing Celebrate Delivery of First 787-9 Dreamliner
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, October 27, 2017 – Ethiopian Airlines and Boeing [NYSE: BA] celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s first Boeing 787-9. Ethiopian is leasing the Dreamliner through an agreement with AerCap.

Intra-Unit Minorities in the Context of Ethno-National Federation in Ethiopia
Assefa Fiseha  10-27-17 - Reversing the age-old problem of extreme centralization of power and subsequent marginalization of a large section of society, the post-1991 federal dispensation in Ethiopia aims to empower politically mobilized ethno-national groups ...

Ethiopia receives global 'Star Reformer Award' from the World Bank Group
(EBC; October 25, 2017) - The World Bank Group has granted a global ‘Star Reformer Award' to the Government of Ethiopia for its effective foreign direct investment (FDI) related reforms and the resulting success.According to a press release the Ethiopian Investment Commission.
See Also: The story of Ethiopia's incredible economic rise

ኧረ የተምታታ ነገር አለ ጎበዝ!
ሰለሞን ሽፈራው 10-27-17

CTSAMM Reports Less Fighting, Widespread Occurrences of Rape and Criminality in South Sudan
Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring Mechanism, CTSAMM, in its 14th members meeting held in Juba today reported about the general security situation of South Sudan that it has observed significantly lessened fighting due to different reasons.
See Also: Opening Remark by Maj.Gen. Molla Hailemariam

My take on Ambassador Haley’s comments
Bereket Gebru  10-26-17 - The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, visited Ethiopia this week. She discussed a range of issues with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on strengthening the bilateral cooperation of the two countries and on regional security.

Ethiopian Airlines to Continue its Aviation Technology Leadership in Africa with the First Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
Addis Ababa: October 25, 2017 - Leading the way once again, Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and most profitable airline group in Africa, will become the first in the continent to receive and operate the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on October 27, 2017.

Dutchman put on trial for Ethiopian war crimes in 1970s
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A Dutch citizen will go on trial in the Netherlands next Monday on charges he committed war crimes in Ethiopia in the 1970s.The 63-year-old Dutchman, who was born in Ethiopia, is accused of the incarceration, torture and murder of opponents of former Ethiopian leader Mengistu Haile Mariam in the late ‘70s.

The Root Causes of Ethiopian Political Crisis:—Beyond Ethiopian Nationalism and Ethnicity
Yoseph Mulugeta Baba, Ph.D 10-25-2017 - I argue that the present Ethiopian political leadership pleads for a shift of the approach in the relationship between Ethiopian-nationalism and ethnicity. Stated differently, neither assimilationism nor isolationism can respond to the serious political and social problems affecting contemporary Ethiopia. The lack of mutual understanding in Ethiopian political philosophy arises from...

Amb Nikki Haley on her first trip to Africa was in the Ethiopian Capital Addis Ababa on Oct 23, 2017. She was seen at "2Shi" Ethiopian Cultural Restaurant a favorite restaurant in Addis for tourist and expatriates. The restaurant is owned by an Ethiopian expatriate from the USA. The Ambassador has a blast by the rich and incredible cultural dance performed on stage representing all Ethiopia's Nation and Nationalities. Aigaforum Oct 24, 2017

Transcript of Press Availability by Ambassador Nikki Haley at the African Union
I had a wonderful meeting with the AU Commissioner and really talked about a lot of issues. We talked about peace and security, we talked about health, we talked about women’s issues, we talked about our vision and how we go forward..

Enel to Build Solar Plant in Ethiopia
Italian company Enel, acting through a consortium led by its renewables arm Enel Green Power, has been selected for a 100 MW PV project following a solar tender launched by local utility Ethiopian Electric Power.

Weekly Report from Eth Embassy in Pertoria- Oct 24, 2017
Eth Embassy Pretoria October 24, 2017

Adigrat, The Land of Hospitality.
Luel Gebremedhin (USA), October 20, 2017
See Also: Response to:"Adigrat, The Land of Hospitality."
br> Solomon Tigrai 10-24-17

Populism vis-à-vis Professionalism — in the Process of Nation Building
Tsegai Berhane (PhD)- The serious challenge in any nation building process (including our country) is how to strike a balance between populism (qualified in this short article as an appeal to emotions of the poor and uninformed section of the population or ethnic groups, desire for power ...

Ezana Sehay 2017-10-21
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